Steve is Chief Executive Officer of the Skills Education & Technology Company. He also acts as teacher trainer and Lead Instructor of all Skills Academy Branches. After spending most of his life in California, he graduated from San Diego State University and then moved to Taiwan. He has over ten years teaching experience and a natural talent in the classroom. Steve has advanced proficiency in the English language as well as a unique, first-hand knowledge of both Taiwanese and American cultures.
Test Prep Instructor
Sofia Gharaibeh graduated from Rutgers University at the young age of 19 and, shortly thereafter, earned her CELTA Certificate for teaching ESL. She taught English in Seoul, South Korea before returning to Connecticut to become a professional test prep tutor specializing in reading, writing, and math. Sofia has helped students achieve 300+ point increases on the SAT, allowing several to achieve near-perfect scores and gain admission into prestigious Ivy League universities including Harvard and Dartmouth College.
Chris studied business in school, but discovered his passion for teaching after he moved to Taiwan. He has over 18 years experience teaching ESL and loves exploring creative ways to help language learners speak with confidence and excellence.
Jordan Vaughan graduated Cum Laude from Kent State University with degree in English Literature. Before moving to Taiwan, he taught ESL in Thailand. His passions are teaching grammar, reading, and the writing process. He loves to read novels and teach others how to become better readers themselves.
Wendy Walters graduated from University of South Florida with a degree in International Studies. She has taught English in many different countries including Germany, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Thailand.
David Yang graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a degree in English literature. His expertise is in teaching English literature and essay writing.
Senior Mathematics Instructor
Dave Lee graduated from Boston University. He specializes in teaching advanced Math to students 14-18, including AP Calculus and the SAT Mathematics Subject Test. He taught high school Math in Silicon Valley, California for 4 years.
Melody graduated from National Taiwan University with a degree in Chemistry. She specializes in teaching Elementary Math in Chinese and English.
Eric graduated from Long Island University in New York with a Masters in Business Administration. He has a background in Systems Engineering and have previously taught Robotics to students in New York.
English and Science Instructor
Marc Malonzo graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Traditional Economics and a minor in Science. He has experience teaching math to high school students as well as passion for teaching science, incorporating a hands-on learning style in the classroom. Marc previously worked for Google at their Headquarters in California.
Science and English Instructor
Rebecca Bernabo graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Chemistry and Spanish. She has experience teaching English and Science to ESL students. Additionally, she has taught academic English to foreign students preparing to enter universities in the United States.